Nollywood actress & producer Funke Akindele has added another feather to her cap by adding the title director to her belt. Over the weekend the screening of her directorial debut Your Excellency took place at the newly opened EbonyLife Place – the new luxury and lifestyle place recently opened by Mo Abudu , CEO EbonyLife Tv.
Written by Yinka Ogun, Isioma Osaje and produced by James Amuta, Your Excellency top acts like features Kemi Lala-Akindoju, Shaffy Bello, Kunle Coker, Ekun Edewor, Alex Ekubo, Oreka Godis, Osas Ighodaro, Mike Iheuwa, Seyi Law, and Akin Lewis. Others include Bimbo Manuel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ini Dima-Okojie, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Emmanuel OMG, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Helen Paul and Toni Tones.
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‘Your Excellency’ tells the story of Chief Olalekan Ajadi, a bumbling billionaire businessman and failed presidential candidate, who is obsessed with Donald Trump. Just when his campaign looks set for another disaster, Ajadi is ‘anointed’ by a major party and becomes a credible contender, all through the power of social media. As the political drama unfolds, it seems possible that even the most inept candidate, with little to offer voters except viral sound bites and amusing antics, can mount a serious challenge for the presidency. Check out some first photos of celebs that turned out for the event.